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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Official web page
  • Available Sizes in Line: 17
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • Hyundai Azera TG [2006 .. 2011]
    • • Hyundai Sonata NF I Restyling [2008 .. 2010]
    • • Hyundai Avante HD [2006 .. 2010]
    • • Hyundai Verna MC [2005 .. 2010]
    • • Hyundai Equus VI [2009 .. 2016]
    • • Kia Lotze MG Facelift [2008 .. 2010]
    • • Kia Opirus Restyling [2006 .. 2010]
    • • Kia Amanti l Restyling [2006 .. 2010]
    • • Kia Carnival VQ [2006 .. 2014]
    • • Kia Sedona VQ [2006 .. 2014]
    • • Kia Carens UN [2006 .. 2012]
    • • Hyundai Accent MC [2005 .. 2010]
    • • Hyundai Accent RB [2010 .. 2018]
    • • Hyundai Elantra HD [2006 .. 2011]
    • • Hyundai Elantra MD [2010 .. 2013]
    • • Hyundai Sonata NF Restyling [2008 .. 2010]
    • • Hyundai Entourage I [2006 .. 2009]
    • • Kia Rio JB [2005 .. 2011]
    • • Kia Forte TD [2008 .. 2013]
    • • Kia Rondo UN [2006 .. 2013]
    • • Kia Optima MG [2006 .. 2008]
    • • Kia Optima MG Restyling [2009 .. 2010]
    • • Kia Optima TF [2010 .. 2016]
    • • Dodge Journey JC49 [2008 .. 2022]
    • • Chrysler Town & Country RT [2008 .. 2016]
    • • Dodge Grand Caravan RT Restyling [2011 .. 2022]
    • • Ford Focus II Facelift [2008 .. 2013]
    • • Fiat Freemont 345 [2011 .. 2016]
  • Year Released: 2008
  • Regions for sale: USA+, Canada, Europe, Russia+, East Asia, Middle East, Oceania
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Summary

We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Kumho Solus KH16. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– The drivers were happy that the price for the tire was affordable.
– A couple of consumers commended the tire's braking and cornering capabilities.
– The tire offered a comfortable and quiet ride, according to the reviewers.
– Some happy owners said that they experienced incredible tread life with these tires.
– The purchasers admired the tire’s response on wet and dry surfaces.
– Several motorists mentioned that this tire ensured good grip in snow.

Reasons not to buy

– Some drivers complained about the tires' poor quality.
– Some owners complained that the tires didn't last long and that the tread wear was rather quick.

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Kumho Solus KH16 Rating scores from other platforms:

Tirerack Source
3.5 out of 5
Based on:
1 customer ratings
27,047,512 miles driven
Tyrereviews Source
74.0 out of 100
Based on:
4 customer ratings
20,030 miles driven
SimpleTire Source
4.5 out of 5
Based on:
24 customer ratings
Oponeo Source
3.4 out of 5
Based on:
10 customer ratings
115,000 miles driven

Popular Vehicle Fitments :: Kumho Solus KH16

  • • Acura TL
  • • Chrysler 300
  • • Dodge Magnum
  • • Ford Five Hundred
  • • Honda Civic
  • • Nissan Altima
  • • Nissan Sentra
  • • Mazda Mazda6
Kumho Solus KH16



Description

The Solus KH16 High-Performance Touring tire delivers crisp steering response with outstanding ride comfort and all-season traction that complements modern sedans and sports luxury vehicles. The Solus KH16 offers a performance package that delivers a harmonious balance between ride comfort, noise and performance handling, even in light .

  • Kumho’s patented design technology optimizes casing shape, tread contact and sidewall stiffness to maintain outstanding ability to absorb bumps even while increasing the response
  • High technology dual compound structure creates a perfect blend of steering response, ride comfort and increased mileage
  • The multi-siped, four-circumferential groove tread design ensures optimum water evacuation
  • Kumho’s Cornering Lag Technology reduces time from when the steering wheel is turned to when the vehicle reacts. “CLT” increases steering response without sacrificing ride comfort
  • Variable pitch tread blocks reduce road harmonics to make the KH16 one of the quietest tires Kumho sells

Kumho Solus KH16 Latest News

  • Dec 31, 2014
    Video

    Kumho Tire Solus KH16 Part 2

    Part 2 of the Kumho Tire Solus KH16 training series.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Kumho / Solus KH16
Car Type
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 "
Width
155 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 255 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
No
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Kumho / Solus KH16 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Utqg Load range Approved rim width Section width Sidewall styling Measured rim width Max load single Static loaded radius Max inflation pressure Tire weight Overall diameter Tread depth Price
R15 155/60 R15 74T 155/60 R15 74T 440AA/A SL 4.5 - 5.5 6.2 BW 4.5 827 10.4 44 13.3 22.3 9.5
R15 175/55 R15 77T 175/55 R15 77T 440AA/A SL 5 - 6 7.2 BW 5.5 908 10.4 44 16.1 22.6 9.5
R15 185/65 R15 86T 185/65 R15 86T 440AA/A SL 5 - 6.5 7.4 BW 5.5 1168 11.2 44 16.8 24.4 10.0
R15 195/55 R15 84V 195/55 R15 84V 440AA/A SL 5.5 - 7 7.9 BW 6.0 1102 10.8 44 19.6 23.4 10.5
R15 195/65 R15 89T 195/65 R15 89T 440AA/A SL 5.5 - 7 7.9 BW 6.0 1279 11.4 44 19.0 25.0 10.0
R15 205/70 R15 95H 205/70 R15 95H 440AA/A SL 5 - 7 8.2 BW 6.0 1499 11.9 44 22.1 26.3 10.0
R15 215/60 R15 93H 215/60 R15 93H 440AA/A SL 6 - 7.5 8.7 BW 6.5 1411 11.5 44 22.7 25.2 10.0
R16 205/45 R16 83V 205/45 R16 83V 440AA/A SL 6.5 - 7.5 8.1 BW 7.0 1074 10.8 44 19.2 23.2 11.0
R16 225/60 R16 97H 225/60 R16 97H 440AA/A SL 6 - 8 9 BW 6.5 1609 12.1 44 24.2 26.6 10.0
R16 225/70 R16 102T 225/70 R16 102T 440AA/A SL 6 - 7.5 9 BW 6.5 1874 12.8 44 28.1 28.4 11.0
R17 215/45 R17 87H 215/45 R17 87H 440A/A SL 7 - 8 8.4 BW 7.0 1201 11.5 44 21.6 24.6 10.0
R17 215/50 R17 90V 215/50 R17 90V 440A/A SL 6 - 7.5 8.9 BW 7.0 1323 11.8 44 22.4 25.5 10.0
R17 215/55 R17 93V 215/55 R17 93V 440A/A SL 6 - 7.5 8.9 BW 7.0 1433 12.1 44 24.3 26.3 10.0
R17 215/65 R17 98H 215/65 R17 98H 440A/A SL 6 - 7.5 8.7 BW 6.5 1653 12.8 44 27.0 28.0 10.0
R17 235/60 R17 102T 235/60 R17 102T 440A/A SL 6.5 - 8.5 9.4 BW 7.0 1874 12.8 44 28.0 28.1 11.0
R17 235/65 R17 103H 235/65 R17 103H 440A/A SL 6.5 - 8.5 9.4 BW 7.0 1929 13.2 44 28.4 29.1 11.0
R19 225/55 R19 99H 225/55 R19 99H 440A/A SL 6 - 8 9.2 BW 7.0 1709 13.3 44 28.0 28.8 10.0
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Questions and Answers

  • Dec 31, 2014
    Video

    Kumho Tire Solus KH16 Part 2

    Part 2 of the Kumho Tire Solus KH16 training series.